Oikos exists to "build the Kingdom of God by multiplying disciple-makers and simple church”
OIKOS is a network of people, connected by a passion to see Jesus made known in every neighborhood block. We believe together, in our lifetime, we can see a movement of God where simple churches are started in houses, cafes, work places, clubs, parks, markets, schools – making Jesus accessible to every Aussie and impacting every corner of our nation.
‘Gathering’ for Encouragement
November 7th, 2017
The ‘Unbounded Church’ is an ‘Idea’, the idea that for the church to be missionally effective in the Australian it needs to be unbound, set free from the rigid, inflexible and ponderously slow, change-averse ‘Christendom’ forms and structures…
The Kingdom is not only words but power
November 2nd, 2017
It is really beautiful what God is doing all over the world and how the Kingdom is spreading. I have just been with my family in Rio, Brazil. Here we again saw that the Kingdom of God is not only words but is power. We really see how God is teaching …
25 Ways To Be Missional in Your Neighbourhood
October 25th, 2017
I have found that it is often helpful to have practical ideas to start engaging the people around me. Most of the things on this list are normal, everyday things that many people are already doing. The hope is that we would do these things with Gospe…
Is your simple church healthy?
September 9th, 2017
Establishing a simple church/missional community is the exciting initial step. However, it is important that the missional community is healthy, flourishing, growing deeper, and making more disciples. If it is not healthy It can degenerate into a …
7 Ways to Keep Your Missional Community from Multiplying
August 21st, 2017
Here are some ways to ensure that your MC never multiplies. If you follow these simple steps, you’ll ensure yourself a long life of hanging out with the same people, studying the same things, and never having to actually live them out or teach them…
Rethinking Church - Francis Chan
August 21st, 2017
Francis explains the vision behind his new church planting movement in San Francisco, which is still in its experimental stages. Keep in mind this is just a rough cut and the beginning of an ongoing conversation.
What to Do with Kids in Your Missional Community
August 10th, 2017
Kids are great! But sometimes when it comes to having a bunch of them at all different ages corralled together, things can feel hectic and distracted. One of the most common questions we hear connected to this is, “what do you do with kids in your …
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